Mass. health insurers blame taxes, fees for loss

The state’s four largest nonprofit health insurers said Friday that hefty taxes and fees related to the federal health care law caused them to lose a combined $124 million on operations in the first three months of the year.

Since the beginning of 2014, insurers have been required to pay a series of taxes and fees to underwrite the Affordable Care Act, which expanded health coverage to millions of new people nationwide.  Read More